National Jeweler Network

Majors

07/07/15

Endless opens second standalone store

Danish jewelry brand Endless has launched its second concept store worldwide, opening a new location in Taipei, Taiwan last week.

07/06/15

Clifford Isroff dies at the age of 79

Clifford Isroff, who served as the president of Sterling Jewelers in the late ‘80s after the company purchased his family’s business, Westhall, died June 30.

07/02/15

Comps soar even as losses rise for Birks

Birks Group reported that U.S. same-store sales were up 19 percent in its fiscal year ended March 28, due to an increase in average transaction price and the success of the company’s watch strategy.

07/01/15

Andrew Bone to lead the RJC

The Responsible Jewellery Council has named longtime De Beers executive Andrew Bone as its executive director.

06/25/15

Protests surface over another proposed gold mine

Like the hotly contested Pebble mine in Alaska, the KSM project in British Columbia is a huge open-pit gold mine that is drawing opposition from a number of organizations.

06/25/15

Scott Kay names director of brand management

Kelly Kahn, who has worked for Montblanc, Movado and LVMH, has been hired for the position and her appointment is effective immediately.

06/24/15

Endless opens its first standalone store

Located in Estonia, the shop is operated in partnership with a distributor, and Endless has indicated that it will launch the same kind of operation in the U.S. in the next 12 to 18 months. 

06/24/15

Alibaba backs down in the US market

The Chinese e-commerce company is selling its first U.S.-based e-commerce site, 11 Main, because the site hasn’t gained traction here and faces too much competition, reports state.

06/23/15

Borsheims announces trio of promotions

Marketer Amanda Green, buyer Julie McAlpine and manager Mandi Dragon all are moving up in the company.